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Errata to ASME B1.

10M-1997 Unified Miniature Screw Threads
Onpage 6, in Table 2, underthefifthcolumnheading Height, 0.661H = 0.57259074P, the eighth and ninth entries were corrected to read O. 12883 and O. 143 15, respectively. The complete Table appears on the overleaf.

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TABLE 2 THREAD FORM DIMENSIONS,’ BASIC AND DESIGN
Dimensions. External Thread Design Form mm

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BaskThreadForm

lInternal Rounded Root Height,
0.566H =

Thread Design Form

Height of Internal Thread and Depth of Thread Entmmmt Height, 0.661 H =
057259074P 0.04581 0.05153 0.05728 0.07157 0.08589 0.10020 0.11452 0.12883 0.14315 0.17178 0.0219 0.0250 0.0281 0.0313 0.0375 established based on a function 0.032 0.037 0.042 0.046 0.056 of pitch, 0.0100 0.0113 0.0125 0.0156 0.0188 0.015 0.017 0.019 0.023 0.028 6.375H = 032475953P 0.02598 0.02923 0.03248 0.04059 0.04871 0.05683 0.06495 0.07307 0.08119 0.09743 Table height, of thread only. values as reference

Dedendum of Intern81 Thread and Addendum of External Thrwd. Flat at Crest, F, = 0.125OOOOOP Radius at Root, r, = 0.18518149P 0.5150843gP
0.04129 0.04645 0.05161 0.06451 0.07741 0.09031 0.10322 0.11612 0.12902 0.15483 /? The

Flat at Crest,
F, = 0.33674374P 0.0257 0.0289 0.0321 0.0401 0.0481 0.0561 0.0641 0.0722 0.0802 0.0962

Pitch
0.03840 0.04320 0.04600 0.06000 0.07200 0.08400 0.09600 0.10800 0.12000 0.14400

Height of ShwP v. H=

P

0.66602540P

6.564H = 0.48oO6wOP

Radius at Root r, = 0.07216678P
0.006 0.006 0.007 0.009 0.011 0.013 0.014 0.016 0.018 0.022

0.080 0.090 0.100 0.125 0.150

0.08928 0.07794 0.08660 0.10825 0.12990

0.175 0.209 0.225 0.250 0.300

0.15155 0.17321 0.19496 0.21851 0.25981

GENERAL NOTE: For standsrdization,this thread values based on a functional

H, are used
6.

has been

NOTE: (1) For inch 2,seeAppendix

conversion

of Table

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These findings resulted in the formulation of the following recommendations by Subcommittee No. However. ASAWar Committee B1. andinvariablyis. The Committee also agreedthat further studies should bemaderegardingtheuse of the IS0 BasicProfile (or Unified Thread Form) in this range. there developed a consensus favoring the 60 deg thread angle for all sizes.30 mm. where subsequent studies revealed no need. 111 COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services . In June 1946 the War Committee was converted to Subcommittee No. Screw Threads.30 mm to 1.52P.(This Foreword is not part of ASME B1.90 mm with a 60 deg threadangle. when the National Screw Thread commission prepared a compilation of the practices of American manufacturers and various foreign standards. no further action when the demands of modem warfare awakened both the need for domestic standardization and the desirability of international standardization. either current or anticipated.. (b) thatthe 60 deg thread angle be adopted over the entire range.kept above the minimumvalue established by the Unified Thread Form toavoid excessive tapping difficulties. for thebasicthread height. The first significant progress toward standardization andunification of miniature threads was achieved at the American-British-Canadian Conference on the Unification of Engineering Standards held in Ottawa in 1945. It was also determined thattheminor diameter of internal threads must b e . For the consideration of this dual problem.54127 for basicthread height. when the delegations of these three countries joined in recommending the adoption of the NHS thread series in the size range of 0.itwas established that the 60 deg angle for all sizes was feasible. 4. butthatthe 60 deg thread angle made essentially in accordance with the Unified Thread Form was being widely used for the sizes below 1 mm.10M-1997. particularly among the inch-using countries. together with other threadmatters confined principally to the instrument industry.25 mm to 1. ( c ) that the design thread forms bebasedonthesimplifiedvalue of 0.7on Instrument Screw Threads.30 mmto 0. Shortly thereafter it waslearnedthat Swiss manufacturers werenot adhering entirely to NHS 56100. andthe development of a series closely following the NHS series for sizes larger than 0. At a meeting in June 1952 of Technical Committee No. From this conclusion andthe calculation problems presented by the need for dimensioning this Standard in both metric and inch units. whichfirst appeared in 1923. The latter includedthe Swiss standard NHS 56100. for the American standard: ( a ) that the series consist of all sizes from 0.400 mm in the IS0 recommendation. a diameter-pitch series covering therange from 0. for was taken in the United States until 1943. From this information and the results of subsequent experimental work by watch and instrument manufacturers both here and abroad.) The standardization of threads for miniature fastening screws and similar purposes has been under study since 1927. the American Standards Association established. .40 mm was adopted for recommendation to allnational standardizing bodies.90 mm having a 50 degthread angle. 1. instead of 0.. in 1944. for sizes below 0. want of sufficient interest.52 in place of 0.54127P. a simple plan evolved basedonthe coefficient of 0. 4 on Instrument Screw Threads of ASME Sectional Committee B1. of the International Organization for Standardization. In the United States.

The dimensions and symbology are in line with current screw thread practices.andwas formally designated as an American Standard on August 18. iv COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services . the draft was further modifiedat a meeting of Subcommittee No. American sentiment wasstrongly in favor of thesimplified coefficients for the thread sizes 1. applied over the entire range. was distributed to industry for comment and criticism in October 1956. Attempts weremade to revise the Standard between 1979 and 1983. as components are active use of miniature screw threads miniaturized for weight considerations. This revision of Unified Miniature Screw Threads lists all dimensions in metricunits. The latter session developed Draft I S 0 recommendation No. 84 covering a metric series from 0. replacing many of the mechanical devices used in watchesand instrumentation. There still remains. however. and the previous issue of this Standard was formulated to incorporate the original Americanrecommendation on thread height.25 mm to 5. complete interchangeability with product made to I S 0 recommendation No.The Americanviewswerepresented atboththe American-British-Canadian Conference in April1955andtheplenary session of IS0 in June1955. approved by Subcommittee No. butunresolved negative votes defeated the proposed revisions. Efforts to revisethe Standard wereundertakenagain in 1989. 4 on March 6.554H (0. with the I S 0 Basic Thread Profile. ASME B1. theproposalwas submitted toand approved by the sponsor organizations andASA. and which allows for interchangeability with threads producedtothe previous standardASA BI.00 mm.10M-1997 was approved by the American National Standards Institute on July 11. having a 60 deg angle and a thread height of 0. Following the acceptance of these modifications by the Sectional Committee. This draft was then revised and submitted to the Sectional Committee B1 for letter ballot in April 1957.48P). an in spacecrafts and aircrafts. 84 was regarded as a certainty in view of commonpractice on internal threads. 1958. while the use of miniature threads diminished considerably due to electronic components. This Standard remained virtually unchanged from 1958 to 1995. whichis in agreement with FED-STD-H28/5 and ISO/R1501.Inch conversions of thesevalueshavebeenplaced in the Appendix Section of this Standard. In response to comments receivedwiththe letter ballot. Despite this deviation. The current Standard now has a thread height of 0. 4 on June 12. 1997. 1956. A preliminary draft of this Standard.400 mm and below. 1958. as recommendations Tolerances given in thisStandardwere on thisphase had not yetbeen formulated by other bodies. 10-1958.54 l27P. entirely of national origin.

ASME STANDARDS COMMITTEE B I Standardization and Unification of Screw Threads (The following is the roster of the Committee at the time of approval of this Standard. Inc. F. & W . Consultant.. Illinois A. McCullough. Evans. Cleveland Twist Drill Co. Laporte. H.. Ohio L. Chagrin Falls. Boyds. Troy. W. Tennis. Assoc. Defense Industrial Supply Ctr. Greenslade & Co. General Electric. Leitech/AMTMA. Connecticut S. N. Johnson.. Searr... Cummins Engine Co. Consultant.. D. Missouri R. Mossville. Glastonbury. Gervasi.. St. Tennessee G. Caterpillar. Jr. Cleveland. Warren. Macomb. Ohio V COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services . Columbus. and Testing Ltd. Greenslade. Pennsylvania R. Burlington. Pennsylvania D. Inc. Waynesboro. L. Strang. Pennsylvania G. Georgia W. R. Wisconsin J. Pennoyer-Dodge Co. Michigan J. Byrne. Shook. Teledyne Landis Machine.. Ellis. Frost. Kerr Lakeside. A.. West Hartford. Glendale.. Flannery.Lanier. Glastonbury Gage. A. Ohio E. Chair G. Detroit. Florida R. Philadelphia. A. Secretary COMMITTEE PERSONNEL J. Sullivan. E.George. New York D. Tarrytown. Connecticut R. Delphi Harrison Thermal System. Swanson Tool Mfg. North Carolina D. M.. Massachusetts R. Quantum Insp. Dodge. I T W Southern Gage Co. Trade Association Management. R. Greenfield Industries. J. S. P. Bobelak. J.. McDonnell Douglas Corp. Florida K. Seppey. Louis. Knittel. Connecticut F. Quality Systems Implementers. California A... Maryland R. Pensacola. R. Kanter.Satava.. Canada R.. C. D. Mercury Gage Co. Industrial Fasteners Inst.. Madison. M.. Thibodeau. South Boston. Asheboro. Strong. Michigan H. Krippes. G. Newman. New York J. F. Shepherd. Michigan J. Jr. Philadelphia. Jr. Erin.I. Pennsylvania A. Fort Worth. Ferry. L. Consultant. R. Texas L. Miskinis. General Motors Corp. Michigan M. Connecticut C. Dixon. Ontario.. The Johnson Gage Co. Inc. Fechter. P. Dearborn. Indiana V... B. Indiana R. Ford Motor Co. Willow Grove. Naples. M. Sabatos. Wilson. E. Anderson. E. Nylock Fastener Corp. Lockport. Russ. Cadieux. Euclid. Ohio R. Consultant.. E. National Fasteners Distr. Pennsylvania D. Hanson-Whitney Co.. N. Bedford. Caraopolis.) OFFICERS A. Cincinnati. B. Calderone. Hartford. Consultant. Massachusetts R.G. Rose. S.. Schwartz. Ohio J. Inc. Bloomfield.

D. Massachusetts J. Consultant. Missouri F. Chair. Bedford. Quality Systems Implementers. M. Ellis. Consultant. Bobelak. Calderone. Ohio vi COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services .MINIATURE SCREW THREADS A. Northborough. Chagrin Falls.. Ohio A. M. Satava. G. McDonnell Douglas Corp. St. Louis.. Troy.SUBCOMMITTEE 10 . Massachusetts D. E. JI. Shepherd.

. ... . ... . . .. . . .. . .. . ... .. ... . . ... . ... .... .. . . . . . . .. . .. . .. . . ... .. .. . . . .. .. . ... . . . ... . . . . ... . . ... .. ....7 Tolerance . . .. .. .. . . . . . . . ..... . ... .. . .. . .. . . . .. .6 Classifications . .. . . .. .. .... . ... .. ... . .. .. .. . . . .. . .. . .. . 1... . .... . . .. . . .. ...... . ... .. .. .. ..9 Limits of Size .. . . . .. .. 2.. .. .... . . .. . .. . . .. . .. . ... . .. . .. . . . ..... . . . ... . .. .. .... . . . . .. .. . . . . . . . . . . .. ... . . ..... . . ... ..... ..... . .. . . . .. .. ... . . ...... . . B Inch Conversion of Table 2 .. . . . .. .. . ..... .. . . . .. . .. .. .. . . ... . . 1. . . . ... . .. ...... . .. .. . . . .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .... .... .. . .. .. . . .. . .. .. .. . . . .. .. . ... .. . . ... .. . . . .. . .. . . . . . . ... Figures 1 Basic Profile for the UNM Screw Threads . . .. . .. ..... ... . . . ... .. .. . . . .. . . . . . ... . 2.. 5 Tolerance Formulas for Limits of Size . .. . . . .. .... . ..... ....... . . . . .. . . . .... . . . ..... .. .. . .... . . . . 2.. ... . . .. ... . . . . . . . . .. .. .. . . . . . . . . . 6 Limits of Size and Tolerances ... . . C Inch Conversion of Table 4 . . .... ... .. . . .. . . .. .. . ... . . . . . . . . . ... . .. .. . . ... . . . .. . .. . .. . ... . .. Screw Thread Profile . . . . .. . .. . . ... . ...CONTENTS .. . .. . . . . ... . ... . . .. . . ... ... .... . . . ... .. ... . .... .. ... . . . . . . . .. . . .... . . .. . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .. .. .... . . . ... .. . . Basic and Design . . . . . . . 2... .... ... . . . .... . . . . 1 General ... 2.. Basic and Design . . . ...... . 1..... . . .. . . ... .. .. ... . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 2. ... .. .. V Foreword .... .2 Unified Miniature Screw Thread Standards . . ... . . ... . . . . .. . .. .. 2... . . ... . . .. . . . . 3 Disposition of Tolerances and Crest Clearances . .. .. ... 2. . . . .. . . ... . .. ... . ... . .. .. ..... . . . . . 2 Design (Maximum Material) Thread Forms . .. ... .... . ... ... ... . .... . . . .. .3 Design Profiles .. .... . . ... ... . . . . .. . . .. .... .. . .. . .. ... ... . . . . . . . .... . . .... . . . . . . .. ...... ... .... . ... . . . . . . . . . . .. ........ . . .. . .. . . 2. . Appendices A Gages and Gaging for Unified Miniature Screw Threads .. . ... . . . ... ... ... Basic and Design . .. .... . .. . ..... .. .. Standards Committee Roster . .. . . . ... ...... ..3 Designation . . . . .. D Inch Conversion of Table 6 . .5 Nominal Size . . . . . ... . .... . . ... . . .. .. . .. 2 Thread Form Dimensions. . . 4 Thread Size Dimensions. . . . .5 Acceptability . .. . . . .. ... .. ... . ... .. .. . . . . . . .. ... . .... .. .. .. .. . .. ..8 Coated Threads .. . ..... . . .. .. . ...2 Basic Profile . . . . .. . . ... . .. .. . . .. . . . .. . . . . .. . . .. .4 Reference Documents ..... . . . ... . .. . ... .. . . ...... . . . . .... . .. . . .. .. ... . .. . . .. .. .... . . ... . . ... . . . . . . .. . .... . . . . . . . . . . ..... . .. .. .. . . . . .. . . . .. . . . .. . .. . .... . . . . .. .. . . .. . . .. .. . . ... . .. .. . .. ... . . . .. . . . . . . . . .. . .. .. .... ... .. .... . .. ... . . 1. ... . . .. ... . . .. ..... ... .. .. . . . ... .. . ... ..... . ... . . . . . ... .. . .. .. .. . . . .. ... . . .. . .1 Scope . . ... ... . . .. .. .. . .. .... ... . . . . . .. .. .. .. .1 Scope . . . . .. 111 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 II 5 6 7 8 9 10 13 15 17 19 vii COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services .. . Tables 1 Thread Form Formulas .. .. . . ... . . . . . 3 Thread Size Formulas.. . . ... . . .. . .. .... . .. . .. ... . .. . . .... . . . . .4 Lead .. . .. 1.... . .. .. . . .. .

g. theaccuracyand performance ’ When the American National Standards referred to in this Standard are superseded by a revision approved by the American National Standards Institute. with a magnification of lOOX recommended.ASME B1. lead. The thread plug gages and the tap are inspected in a similar manner to externally threaded parts. Letter Symbols for Screw Threads Publisher: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers. and on tools and gages (space permitting) by their nominal diameter in hundredths of a millimeter followed by the symbol“UNM” (e. Is0 General Purpose Screw Threads 1~0/~1501 ISO ..7M. “Profile and 1. 121 1 Geneva 20. All other dimensions. are suggested. 345 East 47th Street. in specifications. 3 rue de Varembe. the procedures given below.4 Reference Documents’ The latest issues of the following documents form a part of this Standard tothe extent specified herein. For more restrictive conditions. I I West 42nd Street. and to correspond with the range of sizes in the ISO. and minor diameter maybe inspected by optical projection methods.3 Designation Unified Miniature Thread sizes of this series shall be designated on engineering drawings. Where this is notpermissible. Contact gaging.5.2External Threads. Where a free choice is possible. tolerance.6 mm. The minor diameter of the intemal thread is gaged with “GO’ and “NOT GO’ plain cylindrical plug gages.30 ANSUASME B I . All other elements are checked only for assemble-ability limits by means of a “GO’ threadplug gage.10M-1997 UNIFIED MINIATURE SCREW THREADS 1 GENERAL 1. New York. optical projection. or laser inspection equipment. selection of size shouldbeconfined to those indicated in bold type in Table 4. In interest of standardization and where design permits. 1. taking extreme care not to damage the thread. which are beingusedwith considerable success by some producers. suchaspitch diameter. 1 COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services .* Nomenclature. and set plug gages may beused for sizes 0.thread form.70 UNM and above. The major diameter of the external thread is measured by either contact gaging.5 Acceptability mm to unifiedthread extending the series thatbeginat 1. particularly for external threads. the designation shall be supplemented by theminor diameter limits. Switzerland 1. May also be obtained from American National Standards Institute. 1. For the minimum material limits of the internal threads.5. those sizes indicated in regular type in Table 4 maybe used. and designation for the Unified Miniature Screw Threads. and Definitions.5. The sizes are shown in Table 4. NY 10036. Miniature screw Threads Publisher: International Organization for Standardization.3 Internal Threads. Untilsuch time.80 UNM). as given in Table 6. since practices are likely to differ considerably. A suggested chart for this method is shown in Appendix A. 1. the revision shall apply. 0. the full limits of minor diameter.2 Unified Miniature Screw Thread Standards The fourteen sizes published in thisStandardwere endorsed by the American-British-Canadian conference of April 1955 as the basis of the unified standard among inch-using countries. agreements must be reached between purchaser and vendor regarding the basis for determining acceptance. series. suchastheuse of “GO” and “NOT GO’ ring gages. New York. shall normally be considered applicable.1 Scope This Standard specifies the thread form. On internal threads. NY 10017 Is0 68. 1. The series covers a diameter range of 0. 1. measuring wires.1 Additional recommended methods for determining the acceptability of miniature screw threads will be included as further experience with this thread standard is reported.

and is incorporated into FED-STDH2815. and except for one element is the Unified Basic Thread Form.6 Federal Government Use. As the resulting difference is negligible and completely offset by practical considerations in tapping. 2. 1.5548 should be avoided in the small thread sizes in order to avoid excessive tap breakage. as the act of gaging canwear thethread oversize. Repeat insertions can wear oddamage the thread. At this point. with zero allowance on all diameters. are in millimeters unless otherwise specified.ASME B1. the basic profile for UNM screw threads is identical tothat for IS0 metric threads in ISO/R1501. 2.2 Formulas for the various dimensions are given in both Fig. Values of the various dimensions for all pitches are given in Table 2. and disregards over cutting. Screw-Thread Standards for Federal Services.3. Internal thread heights exceeding 0. including all tables. 2 SCREWTHREADPROFILE 2. in viewofthe manufacturing difficulties which any differentiations in tolerance would impose and because there is no demonstrated need for additional classes. the use of thisStandard by federal government will be subject to all requirements and limitations of FED-STD-H28/5.Thereference temperature is 20°C for the dimensions defined by this system. I by the application of clearances for the crests of the addendum at the roots of the mating dedendum forms. Corresponding values for all sizes are given in Table 4. Formulas for the dimensions are listed in Table 3.3.5 Nominal Size The thread sizes comprising this series and their respective pitches are shown in thethirdandsecond columns.10M-1997 UNIFIED MINIATURE SCREW THREADS of the tap is relied upon. which is rarely incurred because of theflexibility of these smalltapsandthemanner in whichthey are generally fluted.5548 (0.4 Reference Temperature. 1. These forms are derived from the basic profile shown in Fig. COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services .1 Practically speaking. and thereby satisfy the practical consideration that the contact between the mating pair be limited to functional surfaces of the fasteners. andD. Inch conversions maybefound in Appendices B.5. 1 (profile applies to the axial plane).3 Design Profiles The design profiles define the maximum material conditions for the external and internal unified miniature thread as shown in Fig. The exception is the height of thread engagement for which the basic value is 0.1 Scope 2.5548.6 Classifications The basic profile and design profiles defined in this Section are thebasis of allthread dimensions given in this Standard.5548. For reference. All dimensions in this Standard. Section 5 .5. 1. 2. The “NOT GO’ plain cylindrical plug gage shall be inserted only until it meetssomeresistance. 2 and Table 1. 2. 2. When this Standard is approved by the Department of Defense (DOD) and federal agencies. respectively. product madetotherequirements of this Standard will be interchangeable with product madetoany other standards allowing a maximum depth of engagement (or combined addendum height) of 0. Itisrecommendedthattheminor diameter of the internal thread be gaged with one insertion of the “NOT GO” plain cylindrical plug gage first.2 Basic Profile The basic profile for the UNM screw threads is shown in Fig.5. This implies that the major and pitch diameters of the tap do not exceed the maximum internal thread limits for these elements.52P.48P) will not affect interchangeabilThis Standard establishes only one class of thread. of Table 4. ity with products made to the 1958 revision of this Standard showing 0. 2. The thread is accepted or rejected on the basis of this one insertion. full internal thread heights are avoided in thesesmall sizes to escape excessive tap breakage. The thread is gaged with only one insertion of the “GO’ thread plug gage. The minor diameter isthen gaged withonlyone insertion of theplain cylindrical plug gage per thread.4 Lead All threads are of the single (single start) type. C . the minor diameter is considered to be acceptable.5 Units of Measure. 2. The basic thread height of 0.

coatings. The thread values based on a functional height.8 CoatedThreads Itisnotwithinthe scope of this Standard tomake recommendations for thickness of. Tolerance formulas are given in Table 5.1 All tolerance governing limits of size are based lengths of engagement from to 1 times the nominal diameter. are used as reference only.86602540P Axis of screw thread GENERAL NOTE: For standardization. 3. 3 COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services . (u) In the small thread sizes covered by this Standard.UNIFIED MINIATURE SCREW THREADS ASME B1. Their values are given in Table 6 . on functions of the pitch only and apply to v3 v2 2. On internal threads.7. Their values are given in Table 6. Pitch line 0.10825318P (0. lengths of engagement significantly below or above the range covered by the formulas are notfrequently employed.7.2 On external threads. FIG. (c) Total tolerance is too small to permit the imposition of minor modifications. or specify limits for. P. this Table of thread values has been established based on a function of pitch. 1 BASIC PROFILE FOR THE 2. tolerance is applied to the design sizes in the minus direction.9 Limits of Size The limits of size resulting from the application of thespecified tolerance are illustrated in Fig. tolerance is applied tothedesign size in the plus direction. H. UNM SCREWTHREADS 2.10M-1997 0. ( b ) Functional fitness in these small sizes is dependent principally upon the properties of the thread rather thanthe size of thethreaded number. 2.125. Lengths of engagement andnominal diameter are not incorporated inany of the tolerance formulas in view of the following.H) " _ .7 Tolerance 2.

. are used as reference only.ASME B1.10M-1997 UNIFIED MINIATURE SCREW THREADS 0. thread . H. this Table of thread values has been established based on a function of pitch.- GENERAL NOTE: For standardization. . f .07216878P Basis for minimum major diameter specified in 90 deg " " 4 Axis of internal thread --- I \ A " I - 90 deg I / 'Junction of root contour and flank Basis for maximum minor diameter specified in Tables Axis of external . 2 DESIGN (MAXIMUM MATERIAL) THREAD FORMS 4 COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services . FIG. The thread values based o n a functional height.

48000000P (0. DESIGN FORM .554M 0. are used as reference only.. The thread values based on a functional height.UNIFIED MINIATURE SCREW THREADS ASME B1. 12500000P 0.EXTERNAL THREAD Addendum Height Flat at crest Radius at root has h.375H) 0.375H) 0. FCS r. this Table of thread values has been established based on H.661H) O.32475953P (0.86602540P 0.48000000P (0.48000000P (0. 0.07216878P GENERAL NOTE:For standardization..10M-1997 TABLE 1 THREAD FORM FORMULAS Element Symbol BASIC THREAD FORM Formula Angle of thread Half angle of thread Pitch of thread sharpof Height V thread Addendum of basic thread Height of basic thread 2 o L oL 60 deg 30 deg 0.554M 0.57259074P (0. a function of pitch.18518149P Height of engagement Height of thread Flat at crest Radius at root he hn Fcn r.32074374P 0. 5 COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services .554M P H hab hb DESIGN FORM .INTERNAL THREAD 0. .32475953P (0. P.

32475953P at Crest.016 0.0113 0.006 0.06495 0. Fen = 0.10825 0.11612 0.0401 0. see Appendix .15155 0. External Thread Design Form mm Form COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services Basic Thread r Internal Thread Flat Flat r Design Form Pitch P Height of Sharp V.150 0.023 0. 2 -n m 0 NOTE: (I) For B.18518149P Height of Internal Thread and Depth of Thread Engagement. Table of thread values has been /i.250 0.07216878P m / 0.06928 0.02598 0.0257 0. 0.57259074P at Crest.0289 0.032 1 0.032 0.0100 0.25981 0.596H = 0.04581 0. Fcs = 0.06451 0.08400 0.07741 0.08589 0.04871 0.015 0.51608439P Dedendum of Internal Thread and Addendum of External Thread. rrs = 0.017 0.12000 0.225 0.0281 0.0722 0. 0.661 H = 0..046 0.125 0.12863 0.10020 0.014 0.375H = 0. = 0.15483 I? The 0. 0.300 0.0188 0.8660254OP Height.04645 0.09743 established based 0.006 0.07157 0.07200 0.013 0.019 0.028 0.022 0.011 0.21651 0.04320 0.009 0.08660 0.042 0.0802 0.10800 0.05726 0.100 0.0561 0.018 0. 0.this thread values based on a functional height.04800 0.17321 0.080 0.14400 GENERAL NOTE: For standardization.09031 0.007 0. are used as reference only.12902 0. r.’ BASIC AND DESIGN Dimensions.554H = 0.11452 0.0156 0.0250 0.175 0.12990 0.32074374P Radius at Root.056 of pitch.037 0.06000 0.04129 0.46000000P Rounded Root Height.07307 0. H= 0.0481 0.17178 0.19486 0.0219 0.0375 on a function 0.200 0.14316 0.05683 0. 0.0962 0.07794 0.0313 0.02923 0.03248 0.05153 0.125OOOOOP Radius at Root.05161 0. inch conversion of Table 2.08119 0.04059 0.0641 0.03840 0.090 0.09600 0.10322 0.0125 0.TABLE 2 THREAD FORM DIMENSIONS.

. basic Pitch diameter of external thread [Note (2)l Pitch diameter of internal thread Minor diameter.d (BSC)-Zhb = D.64951905P 44 (BSC) 4 Old1 (BSC) 4 4 (BSC) D. d (BSC) D. d (BSC) D 44 4 (BSC) D.l4518P 014 (BSC) 4 4 NOTES: (1) Metric units (millimeters) apply in all formulas. nominal and basic Major diameter of external thread of internal thread diameter Major Pitch diameter.b = D. BASIC AND DESIGN Dimension Major diameter. D.UNIFIED MINIATURE SCREW THREADS ASME B1.10M-1997 TABLE 3 THREAD SIZE FORMULAS.d (BSC)-l. basic Minor diameter of external thread Minor diameter ofthread internal Symbol Formula [Note (111 D. is provided.d (BSC)-O.d (BSC)-2hs = D..d (BSC)-Zh.d (BSC)-0. with no allowance on the pitch diameter. 7 COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services . d (BSC) d . (2) Only one class of thread.96P D.

500 0.225 1. d.550 0.125 0.642 0.112 be confined to these 0. W Minor Diameter External Threads.532 0.335 0.914 1.350 0.760 0.125 0.754 0.30 0.430 UNM UNM UNM UNM 0.080 0.100 1.32371 0.600 0.208 0.200 1.300 z 5 ii 0 GENERAL as possible.08814 0.40 UNM UNM UNM UNM 0.586 0.800 0. P mm 0.428 0.13010 0.960 1.335 0.52040 0.838 0.938 1.038 1.175 0.800 0.264 0.-0.419 0.35 UNM UNM 0.10 1.03398 0.700 0.714 0. D.380 0.354 0.090 m 0.TABLE 4 THREAD SIZE DIMENSIONS.469 0. See Appendix C.144P Size Designation mm deg 5 5 min 52 37 sq mm 0.100 1.200 1.19635 0.900 1 . NOTE: Sizes shown -NOTE: (1) For 4.100 0.503 0.400 sizes insofar 5 4 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 26 44 26 51 26 26 26 26 26 51 23 32 0.70 0.357 0.670 0.250 0. It is recommended that selection 0.350 0. h Sectional Area at Minor Diameter 4.608 0.25607 0.248 0.550 0.45 0.10010 0.700 0.87583 C 0.450 0.304 0. 4X4 Minor Diameter Internal Threads.50 0.814 6.407 0.ooo 1.100 0.205 0.247 mm mm mm COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services Basic Major Diameter.’ BASIC AND DESIGN Pitch.056 0.450 0.456 0.500 0.04792 0.60 0.900 1.285 0.55 0.14387 0.06379 0.400 0.500 0.571 0.40039 0.00 1.200 0. D Lead Angle at Basic Pitch Diameter.300 0.400 in bold type are preferred.250 0. D-1.150 0.292 0.20 1.-l.000 1.223 0.l4518P= 4 Basic Pitch Diameter.40 0.96P Nominal Major Diameter Internal Threads.90 UNM UNM UNM UNM 0.385 0.400 0.300 0.600 0.65612 0.860 0.80 0. inch conversion of Table .250 0.684 0.

008 0. major diameter [Note (111 Internal thread.08P + 0. pitch diameter External thread.012 (1) Tolerance is used in the design of tools.008 0.12P O. minor diameter NOTE: + 0. pitch diameter Internal thread.008 0.UNIFIED MINIATURE SCREW THREADS ASME Bl. minor diameter [Note (111 Internal thread.006 0.008 0. 9 COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services .16P + 0.168P + 0.32P + 0.lOM-1997 TABLE 5 TOLERANCE FORMULAS FOR LIMITS OF SIZE Dimension ~ ~~ Formula External thread.08P + 0. major diameter External thread.

401 0.600 0.030 0.479 0.223 0.292 0.092 0.354 0.531 0.024 0.400 0.45 0.586 0.250 0.600 0..018 0.419 0.052 1.100 1.432 0.866 1 .092 0.80 0.714 0.684 0.866 0. NOTE: (1) Dimension of tools. mm Max.052 0.550 I 0 -d ln -0 o- 0.042 0.333 0.329 0.400 0.225 0.430 0.800 0.428 0.262 0.670 0.966 1.425 0.487 0.20 1.205 0.064 1.028 0.016 0.598 0.483 0.766 0.571 0.30 0.247 0.248 0.350 Diameter Max.770 0.373 0.450 0.092 0.379 0.020 0.024 0.842 0.036 0.633 0. mm Max.358 0.080 0. mm 0.396 0.200 1. .014 0.100 0.W i P G 5 TABLE 6 LIMITS OF SIZE AND TOLERANCES External Internal Pitch Max. diameter acceptance is used in the design is based upon maximum material condition gaging.814 0..028 0.952 1.015 0.250 0.400 GENERAL NOTES: (a) For inch conversion of Table 6.464 0..350 s 0.684 0.335 0.028 0. (1).523 0.018 0.022 0.266 0.305 0.564 0.000 1.385 0.200 1.398 0.600 0.010 1.728 0.022 0.938 1.694 0.044 0.867 0. mm Threads Diameter r Diameter Major IPitch Minor Diameter r t Minor r r Major Min.036 0.475 0.437 0.754 0.038 1.250 0.960 1.277 0. mm COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services 0.646 0.351 0.018 0.35 UNM UNM 0.700 0.407 0.108 0.357 0.016 0.348 0. II).021 0..450 0.173 0.401 0.432 0.225 0.576 0.248 0. mm 0.40 UNM UNM UNM UNM 0..016 0.200 0.419 0.608 0..311 0.021 0.579 0..319 0.024 0.670 0.400 0.938 1.020 0.050 1.125 0.754 0.041 0.852 0. Generally..187 0.900 1 .292 0.ooo 0.810 0.456 0..ooo 1.608 0.838 0.066 1.032 0.964 1.40 0.100 1. mm Max. see Appendix D.OO 1. mm Min.500 0.056 0.532 0.482 0.335 0. mm Tol.800 0..304 0.500 0.516 0. mm Min.503 0. mm 0.382 0.529 0.018 0..900 1 . mm Min.860 0.321 0.016 0.015 Threads Diameter Min.205 0.458 0.914 I .038 1.090 0.060 0.70 0.284 0.500 0.150 0.264 Tol.026 0. mm Min.017 0.028 0.164 1.175 0.910 1..642 0. mm 0.028 0.469 0.60 0.768 0. It is recommended that selection 5 5 iF 0 be confined to these sizes insofar as possible.084 0.125 0.307 Diameter Tol.503 0.208 0.076 0.673 0.300 1.285 0.666 0.737 0.250 1.760 0.261 0.55 UNM UNM UNM UNM 0.027 0.700 0.032 0.469 0..369 0.033 0. Size Designation Pitch.237 0.335 0.037 0.838 0.100 0.014 0.385 0.112 0.026 0.300 0.550 0.300 0.50 0.220 0.150 1.586 0.234 0.018 0.036 0.016 0. mm Tol.380 0.10 1. (b) Sizes shown in bold type are preferred. mm Max.90 UNM UNM UNM UNM 0.451 0.052 0.028 0.946 1.780 0.044 0..018 0.068 0.529 0.

- .m U 5 E al c C .UNIFIED MINIATURE SCREW THREADS ASME B1.- ô .-5 U L al al U O .c ? m m ._ c '/2 E a l X minor diameter tolerance on external thread al c O L c O L CI al m .10M-1997 r 'I2 tolerance on major diameter of external thread U m U L 5 al c al L E m 2 r.O c .- m r. L U U C .- i E ô .- E.- U 5 E v] U 5 .I r .- O E External Thread [Screw) E . m E c al al X O L L O L c L al al c c al al .- r" FIG.- E L al al .X 5 5 E E . 3 DISPOSITION OF TOLERANCES AND CRESTCLEARANCES 2 II COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services .- 6 Y E E X . m Y ? .m u .

A l . there is presented below. the development of which is awaiting theaccumulation of more experience with this thread standard. an illustration of a chart which has been found very satisfactory for the optical projection method of inspection of external threads. on all diameters and on pitchescumulatively up to fivepitches.10M-1997 and is included for information only. i n Fig.APPENDIX A GAGES AND GAGING FOR UNIFIED MINIATURE SCREW THREADS (This Appendix is not part of ASME B1. However.) The establishment of specifications for gages for Unified Miniature Screw Threads is not within the document.01 in. Inspection at amagnification of lOOX isrecommended and atthisscalethe charts should be accurate to within +0. 13 COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services . in the absence of scope of this a gage standard.

80 U N M External Thread 1oox -- Minor diameter Pitch diameter Major diameter I . A l EXAMPLE OF PROJECTIONCOMPARATORCHARTFOREXTERNAL THREAD 14 COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services . Set-up FIG.Maximum envelope Limits Minimum major Minimum Pitch Minimum minor 0.

lOM-1997 and is included for information only.) COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services .APPENDIX B INCH CONVERSION OF TABLE 2 (This Appendix is not part of ASME Bl.

0006 0.00252 0.0007 0.001598 0.00379 0.375 H = 0.0004 0.00101 0.009843 0. P Height of Sharp V.00044 0.001023 0. BASIC AND DESIGN -r Desig Form Threads Per Inch.18518149P Bounded Root Height.002254 0.0022 317 '/2 28279 254 203 ?I 169 5.003150 0.0002 0.0009 0.001278 0. rrs = 0.002877 0.003048 0.002818 0.005669 this Table of thread values has been height.0009 145 7.010229 GENERAL NOTE: For standardization.008524 0.002032 0.0007 0.006890 0.003307 0.0006 0.00492 0.00098 0.00061 0.003937 0.004724 0.003836 established based 0.07216878P z 0.00086 0.57259074P Pitch.004064 0.005114 0.00111 0.002540 0.00316 0.005080 0. 0.12500000P Radius at Root. Fen = 0.0007 0.00148 on a function 0.48OOOOOOP Flat at Crest.005072 0. H.001829 0.002362 0. H= 0.002237 0. Fcs = 0. thread values based on a functional .00158 0. 101 "/5 84 T3 0.0006 0.0013 0.001701 0.00189 0.008858 0.00284 0.0002 0. 0.0011 0.003556 0.001151 0.004252 0.596 H = 0.001804 0.002835 0.011811 0.006819 0. 0.0004 0.006763 0. 0. 0.00074 0.32074374P Radius at Root.007672 0.00049 0.0003 0. are used as reference only.00126 0.003543 0.554H = 0.005636 0.003069 0. rm = 0.8660254OP Height of internal Thread and Depth of Thread Engagement.003409 0.003381 0.001512 0.003780 0.006096 of pitch.00123 0.004572 0.00114 0.005906 1 0. 127 1128/.003196 0.00221 0. 0.007874 0.002557 0.001626 0.51808439P Dedendum of Internal Thread and Addendum of External Thread.32475953P Flat at Crest. P.003945 0.004509 0. The 0.001890 0.661H = 0. n Height.002029 0.004262 0.0018 0.0017 0.00039 0.001918 0.THREAD Form Extern Thread Desic Form Intern Thread COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services Basic Thread TABLE Bl FORM DIMENSIONS.0005 0.0015 0.002728 0.005967 0.

) 17 COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services .10M-I997 and is included for information only.APPENDIX C INCH CONVERSION OF TABLE 4 (This Appendix is not part of ASME B1.

0197 0.10 1.0197 0.55 2.90 UNM UNM UNM UNM 169 145 127 *13 1 .0185 0.0315 0.36 GENERAL as possible.14518P sq in.40 0.0236 0.27 7.0217 0.0160 0.0433 0.88 1. d.0472 0.0177 0.0299 0. 4.0231 0.0217 0.0152 0.02 x 10-3 1.0276 0.-1. Size Designation in. It is recommended that 0.0438 to these 0.4 D Minor Diameter External Threads.0150 0.20 1.0239 0.0369 0.97 5. in.0339 0.0236 0.21 8.0433 0. D.0132 0. n 0. 0.02 2.0104 0.70 0.0118 0.0264 0.0209 0.0138 in.0378 0.04 3.50 0.35 UNM UNM 318 282 z 0.0157 0.0169 0.-0.0082 0.0409 0. d Basic Pitch Diameter.0472 0.14518k 4 deg 5 5 Minor Diameter Internal Threads. Lead Angle at Basic Pitch Diameter.0138 in. in.0253 0.0198 0.23 3.0139 0.0394 0. BASIC AND DESIGN COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services Basic Major Diameter.45 0.0668 0.VI -I W . 0. z TABLE Cl THREAD SIZE DIMENSIONS.0551 type UNM UNM UNM UNM 254 254 203 203 0.0165 0.0354 0.0276 0.0197 0.0097 0.0112 0.37 1.0269 0.96P Nominal Major Diameter Internal Threads. Threads Per Inch.oo 1.0177 0.43 x 1O-5 at 4.0360 0.40 UNM UNM UNM UNM 102 102 102 85 6.0115 0.30 0.0354 0.0394 0. 5.0474 are preferred.0551 sizes insofar 5 4 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 26 44 26 51 28 26 26 26 26 51 23 32 9.0297 0. A min 52 37 Sectional Area Minor Diameter D-1.0118 0.0120 0.0180 0. 0.0315 0.55 0.0416 selection be confined 0.07 1.60 0.0225 0.0169 0.0330 0.02 x 10-4 0.0320 0. NOTE: Sizes shown in bold .0132 0.0157 0.0281 0.80 0.0141 0.0088 0.

APPENDIX D INCH CONVERSION OF TABLE 6 (This Appendix is not part of 6l.lOM-1997 and is included for information only.) COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services .

0276 0.0132 0.0170 0. Max.0006 0. COPYRIGHT American Society of Mechanical Engineers Licensed by Information Handling Services Tol.0112 0.0012 0. (I).0112 0.80 0.0008 0.0008 0.0088 0.0228 0. in.0231 0.0203 0.0667 0.0209 0.0197 0.0289 0..00 UNM 1.0023 0.0006 0.70 0.0120 0.0265 0. (11.0273 0.0419 0.0409 0.0330 0..0364 0. in.0341 0. in.0413 0.0098 0.0139 0.0157 0.0097 0.0414 0. in. in.0115 0.0380 0..20 UNM 1.0150 0. Min.0236 0..0156 0.0276 0.. Max.0130 0. in.0341 0...0262 0. in.0089 0.0177 0.0138 0.0131 0.0330 0. Tol.0208 0.0103 0.0354 0.0341 0.0138 0. in.0010 0.0160 0.0014 0.. 0.0480 to these 0.0169 0.0104 0.0147 Tol.40 UNM 102 102 102 85 0. NOTE: Sizes shown in bold NOTE: (1) Dimension is used in the design .0331 0.0138 g 0.0008 0.50 0.0394 0.0109 0.0007 0.0472 0.0236 0.0433 0. Max.0183 0.0118 0.0012 0.10 UNM 1..0269 0.0132 0.0636 0.0239 0.0206 0.0394 It is recommended 0.35 UNM UNM 318 282 0..0036 0.0315 0.0320 0.0225 0.0102 0.0303 0.0011 0.0487 0.0016 type are preferred.0367 0.0011 0.0158 0.0297 0.0021 0.TABLE Dl LIM-ITS OF SIZE AND TOLERANCES External Diameter Min.0030 0.0141 0.0302 0.0118 0. in..0416 0.0115 0. 0.0197 0.0319 0.0231 0.0157 0.0254 0.0187 0.0458 0.0062 0. Min.0012 that selection 0..0551 GENERAL as possible.0027 0.0006 0.0009 0.0013 0. Threads Diameter Minor Diameter Internal Threads Diameter Major T Pitch f Minor Diameter Pitch Max.0190 0.0240 0.0165 0.0297 0.0006 0.0335 0.0258 0.0264 0. Generally diameter acceptance is based upon maximum material condition gaging.0009 0.0208 0.0017 0.0126 0. in.0299 0.0236 0.0092 0. 0.0197 0.0006 0. Min.0358 0..0007 0..0189 0.0551 0.0009 0.0132 0.0016 0.0152 0.0339 0.0217 0.0315 0.0007 0.0169 0. Min. in.0011 0.0104 0.0149 0. 0.0198 0.0235 0.0198 0.0008 0.0011 0.0137 0.0375 0.0472 0.0264 0.0122 0.0006 0.0098 0.0180 0.0397 0.0010 0.0438 be confined 0.0574 of tools.0009 0.0011 0.0007 0.0474 0.0126 0.0158 0.0018 0.0249 0.0372 0.30 0.0150 0.0033 0.0014 0.0121 T T L Major Diameter Max.0177 0.0360 0.0009 0.90 UNM UNM UNM UNM 169 145 127 113 0.0014 0.0165 0.0354 1.0302 0.0492 0.0124 0. in.0535 Tol. Min.0227 0.0074 0.0378 0.0006 0. 0.0185 0.0426 0. in.0287 0.0152 0.0380 0. in.0020 0.0014 0.0177 0.0157 0.0172 0.0013 0.0007 0.0170 0.0222 0.0145 0.0010 0.0011 0.0409 0.40 0. Size Designation Threads Per Inch Max.0167 0.0007 0.0217 0.0036 0.0474 insofar 0.45 0.0433 0.0192 0. 0. in.0185 0.0290 0.0453 0.0006 0.0281 0.0307 0.55 UNM UNM UNM UNM 254 254 203 203 0.0209 0.60 0.0462 0. in.0190 0.0042 sizes 0.0367 0.